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Cable Modem

cable modem
A modem for use with cable systems. Offers much higher data rates than conventional analogue modems.

Where a cable modem has LEDs on the front, these are typically one or more of:

LED Short for Description
PWR Power Power on indicator.
USB USB Indicates activity on USB connection.
ENET Ethernet Indicates activity on Ethernet connection.
U/S Up Stream  
D/S Down Stream  
RDY Ready Indicates that the modem is ready for normal use. Off indicates that it is performing its self test or that there is a fault.